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Free screenings

Boone County Schools will offer free 3-5 year old on Friday, Sept. 28. There will be free vision, hearing and speech-language screenings. Please call 304-369-8267 to schedule an appointment.


What: Secret Santa Applications

Start: September 2012; End: November 2, 2012

Where: Boone County Community Organization, 347 Kenmore Drive, Lick Creek Road (Behind the Health Department)

Phone: 304-369-0451

Time: 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

The age limit for Secret Santa is children 12 and under. If you receive food stamps you automatically qualify but must bring your food stamp card with you. If you don’t receive food stamps you must bring in proof of all household income and do the monthly expenses to see if you qualify based on household size. You also need Social Security numbers for all household members.

Stollings family reunion

G.C. “Buck” and Daisy Stollings family reunion is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 15, at 1 p.m. at the home of Ron Stollings at Haddalton.


The Boone Madison Public Library Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public and are held at the Madison library.

Rubber Duck Race

The Madison Fall Festival will have a “Rubber Duck Race” on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Madison City Park. The race is at 4 p.m. Tickets are $5 each and the prize is $500. You can purchase tickets at Spa Envy and The Grapevine in Madison or by calling 304-369-0763.

Foster Neighborhood Crime

Foster Neighborhood Crime Watch meeting on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 at 7 p.m. We will be getting ready for the Foster Hollow Community Yard Sale coming up on Saturday, Oct. 6th. Come help us plan the big day.

Veteran’s Memorial

Madison VFW Post 5578 is building a Veteran’s Memorial to honor mothers of veterans and veterans. Purchase a brick for $50. Call 304-369-6248 or mail to Daniel Boone VFW Post 5578 Attn: Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 272, Madison, WV 25130. Post 5578 is constructing a Veteran Memorial to honor the mothers’ of Veterans and Veterans. A Brick Campaign lets you send a special tribute, inspiring message or create a permanent legacy of caring.


The decedents of the late Levi and Lora Cook Harvey will be on Sept. 16, 2012 beginning at 1-1:00a.m. with Pastor Benny Turner preaching. Dinner will be served. Bring a chair and covered dish and spend the day at Farley Branch near the old home place. For more information call Henry Harvey 304-245-5744.

Fall Council Circle

Any child who would like to join 4-H is invited to come to Fall Council Circle. To find out if 4-H is for you. Please come out and join us for an evening of fun. Any child can join between the ages of 9-21 yrs. old or in 3rd grade. The evening will have fun events such as fishing, socializing, corn hole, signing, and a potluck dinner on Sept. 15, 2012, from 5 to 10 p.m., Big Ugly, WV, approximately one mile from the Big Ugly Exit (follow signs). For more information please contact Phillip See, new WV extension agent for Boone County at 304-369-5869.

Van High School 50 year reunion Class of 1962 and Roger Osborne Coal Camp Reunion

Dear classmates and friends, we are having our 50th year class reunion on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, at the Park Avenue Restaurant, Danville, WV 25053, and beginning at 6pm. We will be having a Buffet dinner and the cost of the dinner is $34/couple, includes gratuity and the cost of singles is $17, which includes gratuity. Please respond by Oct. 1, 2012, making the check payable to Harold D. Green.

If you need hotel reservations, we have a block of rooms available at the Hampton Inn in Southridge for $99/per night. You must mention you are with the Van High school reunion to get this rate. The telephone number for the Hotel is 304-746-4646.

The Roger Osborne Coal Camp Reunion is also being held on this Saturday, beginning at 12:00 noon, at the Wharton-Barrett Community Center. Everyone is invited to attend, just bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship. Looking forward to taking a stroll down memory lane.

If you need additional information, you may contact the following:

Harold D. Green, P.O. Box 75 Foster, WV 25081, 304-369-4608 or Sue Tincher 111 Woodside Drive, Hannahan, SC 29410 843-747-6612.

Coat Drive

Do you have coats that you don’t need anymore? Donate them!

Winter is here and there are people in our community who could use a nice warm coat. Between now and Nov. 5, there will be a box available for you to donate your gently-used coats. They will be going to BC Residents/Union Mission, which is in desperate need of coats. You can drop the coats off at the Town of Danville Community Center! Please only donate clean, reusable coats! If you have any questions, please contact Josh Barker at 304-369-7050.

The 2nd Annual Big Coal River Heritage Festival

The 2nd Annual Big Coal River Heritage Festival will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2012 at John Slack Park, Racine, West Virginia. The festival will begin at 10 a.m. and last until 6 p.m. There will be crafters, food vendors, musicians, quilts on display, and a tour of the one room schoolhouse. Come join us for some Appalachian Culture right here in Boone County, West Virginia. For more information on how to be a part of this heritage festival, please contact Sherri Sharps at 304-837-5348 as soon as possible.

Logan Civil War Heritage Weekend

The Logan Civil War Heritage Weekend is set for Sept. 29 and 30 at Chief Logan State Park in Logan. Admission is free to the public and the events featured are Civil War demonstrations, quilters, activities for the children, face painting, hay rides and so much more. Refreshments will be sold.

TOPS meetings

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Thursday at the Fountain of Life Worship Center, Rock Creek. The entrance is on the left side of the building. Weigh in is from 5 to 5:30 p.m. TOPS is a nonprofit Weight Loss support group. Membership is $28 a year which includes a monthly magazine. Games and incentives are used weekly for weight loss motivation. TOPS is open to men, women and children seven years or older.

Sherman High School

Sherman High School’s classes of 1950, 1951, and 1952 will hold a joint Class Reunion on Saturday, September 15, 2012 at the Holiday Inn & Suites (formerly Ramada Inn) in South Charleston. Also, a cordial invitation is extended to members of Sherman classes from 1940’s who desire to attend the reunion. To obtain further details, update addresses, or request registration forms for graduates no ton the Reunion’s mailing list, please call 304-836-5577.

New Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

There will be new AA meetings in Alum Creek at Lyons Club Park every Friday at 6:30 p.m. For more information, men call Chris F. at 304-767-0395; women call Brandi M. at 304-807-7802.

Scott Class of ’97 reunion

Scott High School Class of 1997 is seeking mailing addresses or contact information of classmates for the upcoming 15 year reunion on July 28. For more information, please contact Amanda Butcher-Wallen at 304-784-5110 or mrswallen@ymail.com.

Scott Cookbook

Scott High School’s class of 2014 will be publishing The Scott High School Community Cookbook this spring. The school would like to encourage all community members to submit their favorite recipes. All submissions need to be turned in no later than March 5th.

Please include your recipe(s), recipe title, and your name or the name of the person receiving credit for the recipe. Mail or drop off recipes to Scott High School, Attn: Heather Ritter, 1 Skyhawk Place, Madison, WV 25130 or email them to hdhayes@access.k12.wv.us. If you have questions, please call Mrs. Ritter at 304-369-3011.

Democrat Executive Committee meeting

A Boone County Democrat Executive Committee meeting is scheduled at 5 p.m. on Sept. 13, 2012, in the Circuit Courtroom on the second floor of the Boone County Courthouse in Madison. All members are urged to attend this important meeting.

Boone Republican Party

The Boone County Republican Party will meet the first Monday of every month at 6 p.m. at Park Avenue Restaurant in Danville.

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